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Country Musician Cody Wickline rocks out Saturday night during the 2019 RoseFest at the Cameron Elks Lodge. The event drew thousands to the area with past RoseFest events raising more than $12,000.
Thousands converged at the Cameron Elks Lodge to assist area kids battling cancer as part of the fourth annual Rosefest. The concert hosted nationwide talent with Grammy Award winning country music artist Ricky Skaggs headlining the event, which raised money for six children from central Missouri...
I don’t know about you, but I get excited about Spring and Summer because it means fresh fruit and vegetables for my smoothies.  Smoothies are a fantastic way to give your body the nutritious boost it needs.  Whether you enjoy one for breakfast, for a quick pick me up in the afternoon, or  for a...
It seems like Cameron has always had a nice swimming pool and it’s always been a popular place for kids and families to enjoy during the summer months.  Personally, I learned to swim in the old pool that’s now the sand pit for the volleyball courts in recreation park.  I remember the three diving...
Joseph V. Rooney of Cameron enlisted in the U.S. Army in October of 1942, at Fort Leavenworth, Texas. Joe lived in DeKalb County, and a group of 27 left together from Maysville, by train for Leavenworth. Joe knew a few of the men from the area, but most he did not. Following official enlistment at...
Pictured with Karen Chaney (center) is Linda Galloway (left) and Lisa Volz (right).
The Karen Chaney Agency, Inc. has been a fixture on Cameron’s 3rd Street since 1992 when she took over the American Family Insurance Agency. Karen had previously worked as a licensed agent for American Family since 1985. The business had been previously located on Main Street. The agency is now...
Sarah ‘Steiner’ Davidson was born in Cameron and raised in Maysville, MO. She currently resides with her husband Danny and two children, a son and a daughter, just a few miles west of Maysville. Originally she aspired to be an art teacher, but she didn’t see herself going to college for that many...
 Kenneth H. Mort of Jamesport knew early in life he wanted a career in the military. He entered the Reserves in 1955, but enlisted in the regular U.S. Army for 3 years.  Following Basic Training, he was assigned to Battery 4, 4th Missile (Nike-Ajax) 56th Artillery in Bristol, Rhode Island.   The...
The word Chautauqua has been a part of my vocabulary since I can’t even remember. Being from the area I’ve just always heard it and knew somehow it was a part of local history. I have to admit the spelling has always confused me and until lately I would be just as likely to misspell it as to get it...
Lewis and Clark saw them at the mouth of the Kansas River near present day Kansas City. Audubon observed and shot them along the Ohio River in the early 1800’s. Of all the species that the 19th century ornithologist shot, studied and painted, the Carolina Parrakeet was the only one he worried about...
If you’ve noticed an increase in bicycle-related events lately, it may be because May is recognized as “Bike Month” – and some cities even observe a specific Bike Week. Of course, bicycling is good exercise and an environmentally friendly method of transportation, but it can also teach us some...

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